Cinnamon is a spice that is used in various dishes to give an aromatic flavor to them. It is obtained from the bark of trees. It is not only as nutritional values, but also has medicinal properties as well. Cinnamon is also referred to its mid-brown color. It is a member of the genus Cinnamomum. It belongs to the lauraceae family. It is commercially grown for spices.
Uses & Benefits:-
Cinnamon is the spice, which is best known for following uses:-
– It helps in improving brain function and protects again heart diseases.
– It helps in reducing the bad cholesterol by which we can loose the weight.
– It is well known for anti-clotting factors, antimicrobial activities and in controlling blood sugar levels.
Constituents of Cinnamon:-
Cinnamon consists of resinous compounds, cinnamaldehyde, cinnamic acid and essential oils.
Cinnamon will blend perfectly well most of the ingredients and spreads its sweet fragrance.